By Martin S. Greenberg
Analyzing the findings of 20 reports, regarding greater than 5,000 humans, this e-book explores the choice making means of the crime sufferer within the fast aftermath of victimization. utilizing a extensive variety of leading edge examine options, the authors determine the results of rape, theft, housebreaking, and robbery on contributors from different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds. This paintings should be of price to those who paintings without delay with crime sufferers, and to researchers who're attracted to the method of choice making below annoying circumstances.
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Boy, that really makes me angry. ) 2. Low anger. "You know, this really bothers me. ) 3. No anger. During the secretary's absence, the bystander said nothing to the participant. She remained seated and responded only if the participant directed a question to her. EXPERIMENTS ON SOCIAL INFLUENCE IN VICTIM DECISION MAKING 41 After displaying one of these three levels of anger, the bystander offered one of three forms of advice: 1. Advised action. "I wouldn't let him get away with this. " 2. Advised no action.
How is this done without jeopardizing their emotional well-being? How does one protect the "criminal suspect" from retaliatory attack by an irate victim? CRIME SCENE AND VICTIMS We began by creating in November 1976 a fictitious research organization entitled Industrial Research Associates of Pittsburgh. It was housed in a suite of rented offices on the second floor of an office building located in a middle-class retail section of the city (see Figure 2-1). The location was chosen because of its proximity to public transportation and the availability Figure 2-1.
For example, how does one create an experimental condition in which the participants actually believe that they are the victims of a crime? How is this done without jeopardizing their emotional well-being? How does one protect the "criminal suspect" from retaliatory attack by an irate victim? CRIME SCENE AND VICTIMS We began by creating in November 1976 a fictitious research organization entitled Industrial Research Associates of Pittsburgh. It was housed in a suite of rented offices on the second floor of an office building located in a middle-class retail section of the city (see Figure 2-1).
After the Crime: Victim Decision Making by Martin S. Greenberg